Jay Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-2
Latitude 67.07
Longitude -156.96
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Located along Jay Creek on the north side of the Cosmos Hills in T. 19 N., R. 9 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 23 in Mayfield and Grybeck and accurate to within 2000 ft (600 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Placer Au in stream gravels (Reed, 1931, p. 18).
Geologic map unit (-156.962749625838, 67.0694538288699)
Mineral deposit model Placer (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Surface placer.
Indication of production Yes; small
Production notes A little gold recovered in 1931 (Reed, 1931, p. 31).

Additional comments

Low grade placer Au occurrence having no significant production Fritts, 1970, p. 58).